Students

Timothy Samuel
600 750 DaCosta Lab

Current title: PhD Candidate Degrees: Masters of Science in Biological Physics, University of Toronto, Canada Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network Biography Research Key Publications Contact Biography Tim Samuel received his bachelor’s degree in Biological Physics from the University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada). He is currently studying Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto and joined our lab in 2017 to pursue his postdoctoral degree. Research This image was captured in a live mouse using a laser-scanning confocal microscope (LSM710, Carl Zeiss). The pancreatic tumor (blue), blood vessels…

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Helen Jingshu Jin
824 1030 DaCosta Lab

Current title: MSc Candidate Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences, Yale-NUS College, Singapore Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto Princess Margaret Cancer Institute, University Health Network Biography Research Contact Biography Helen Jin received her bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences from Yale-NUS College (Singapore). She is currently studying Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto and joined our lab in 2019 to pursue her master’s degree. Research Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a disease of the bone marrow (BM) microenvironment that spreads through the BM of affected patients. Interactions between AML cells and the supporting…

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Christopher Gibson
600 750 DaCosta Lab

Current title: PhD Candidate Degrees: Masters of Science in Engineering Physics, Queen’s University, Canada Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto Princess Margaret Cancer Institute, University Health Network Biography Research Key Publications Contact Biography Christopher Gibson graduated from Engineering Physics at Queen’s University (Kingston, Canada), with a specialty in Electrical Engineering. He is currently studying Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto and joined our lab in 2017 to pursue his postdoctoral degree. Research 23% of Canadian patients who undergo breast conserving surgery for early stage breast cancer require reoperation within 1 year to remove residual…

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